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Tribune reporterA church on Chicago’s Near West Side finds itself in perfect harmony with Pope Francis, the new leader of the world’s Roman Catholics. St. Francis of Assisi Church is named after the same saint as the new pope, and its parish is almost...
Tags: Religion and Belief
Tribune reportersShootings on the West and South sides left a 17-year-old boy dead and two other teenagers wounded Saturday evening, authorities said. The fatal shooting happened about 6 p.m., as the 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were sitting in a car in the 2400 block...
Chicago police issued a community alert today advising people on the Near West Side to be aware of a group of males conducting robberies after two took place over the weekend. Both robberies happened on Jan. 12, when the victims were approached by...
RedEyeAustin, the Near West Side and Woodlawn each recorded one homicide this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Woodlawn, a 39-year-old man hit by a car Tuesday died of head and neck blunt force injuries. The Medical Examiner's...
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it. The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
RedEyeNew City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
Tags: Shootings, Chicago Lawn, Murder, South Lawndale, Roseland
Tribune reportersJust one day after attending a meeting to reintroduce felons into their communities, a recent parolee with a decades-long rap sheet and history of violence stabbed an Oak Brook doctor during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant over the weekend,...
What the "L" is taking so long at CTA's Loyola station? That and other reader annoyances and curiosities from the Getting Around mailbag. Q: When will construction be done on the CTA "L" viaduct on Sheridan Road at the Loyola Red Line station? Only...
Graham Elliot is hot. The much-decorated chef owns three Chicago restaurants and will be inducted into the Chicago Chefs Hall of Fame in two weeks. He shares screen time with Joe Bastianich and Gordon Ramsay judging "MasterChef" (just renewed for a...
Tags: Avenues, CLTV News, Restaurants, Alinea, Lifestyle and Leisure
The University of Illinois at Chicago is asking students to be alert after two students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents earlier this week. In the first robbery, a student told authorities he was walking south on Racine Avenue just south...
Tribune reporterA 34-year-old southwest suburban man who was in the city to celebrate his brother's birthday Friday was shot to death about 11:30 p.m. Friday on an Englewood street, according to police. A dark SUV heading east on 71st Street pulled up on the 7100...
Seven children were taken to hospitals for observation after a school bus hit a median on the Near West Side this morning. The bus hit the median around 8:05 a.m. at Hoyne Avenue and Madison Street as it swerved to avoid another vehicle, said Chicago...
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